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Saturday, 15 November 1997
A Green Flag International Friendly Match

England 2 Cameroon 0 [2-0]


Match Summary
England Squad
Cameroon Squad

Wembley Stadium, Wembley, Brent, Greater London
Kick-off: 6.00pm GMT
Live on Sky Sports (UK) -
Commentator: Martin Tyler

England - Paul Scholes, Robbie Fowler
Results 1995-2000

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Match Summary

Officials from Norway




Referee (charcoal) - Terje Hauge
x (x), x, FIFA listed x.

Assistant Referees - Ola Bjornsen (red/yellow flag) and Arild Sundet (yellow flag).
or T.Aaland & E. Raestad (The teamsheet states both pairs!)

Reserve Official -
Roy Helge Olsen or Th. Ovrebo.

Teams presented to Gary Lineker, OBE, ex-England Striker.
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England Team



FIFA (17 October 1997) 7th
EFO ranking

ELO rating 5th
Colours: The 1997 Umbro home uniform - White shadow pinstriped collared jersey with navy buttoned-collar, navy/red side panels, navy shorts with red/white lower side panel, white socks with navy tops and two red hoops.
Capt: Paul Ince, sixth captaincy Manager: Glenn Hoddle, 40 (27 October 1957), appointed 2 May 1996, effective 27 June 1996,
14th match, W 11 - D 1 - L 2 - F 24 - A 4.
England Lineup
1 Martyn, A. Nigel     G     GA
2 Campbell, Sulzeer            
3 Neville, Philip            
4 Ince, Paul            
5 Southgate, Gareth            
6 Hinchcliffe, Andrew            
7 Beckham, David            
8 Gascoigne, Paul            
9 Fowler, Robert            
10 Scholes, Paul            
11 McManaman, Steven            
England Substitutes
12 Ferdinand, Rio            
18 Sutton, Christopher, on 78 mins for Scholes            

unused substitutes:

13-David Seaman, 14-David Batty, 15-Robert Lee, 16-Nicky Butt, 17-Andrew Cole.
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Age - Appearances/Goals - -


Cameroon Team



FIFA (17 October 1997) 44th
EFO ranking

ELO rating 59th
Colours: Made by Adidas - Dark green v-necked jerseys with large white broad left shoulder stripes, red shorts with yellow Adidas trim, yellow socks with red trim.
Capt: Rigobert Song Manager: Jean Manga Onguene
Cameroon Lineup
1 Ongandzi, Vincent     G     GA
2 Song, Rigobert            
3 Wome, Pierre            
4 Tobie Bayard Mumboe            
5 Kalla, Raymond            
12 Etchi, Ernest            
14 Etame, Jean-Jacques            
15 Foe, Marc-Vivien            
9 Job, Joseph-Desire            
10 Mboma, Patrick            
18 Ipoua, Samuel            
Cameroon Substitutes
6 Ndjtap, Geremie            

unused substitutes:

7-Cyrille Mangan, 8-Romarin Billong, 11-Saloman Olembe, 13-Lucien Mettomo, 16-Vincent Njeukam, 17-Placide Zoaland.
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    Match Report by Mike Payne


Source Notes

Original newspaper reports
Official teamsheet
Rothman's Yearbooks
Mike Payne's England: The Complete Post-War Record (Breedon Books Publishing Company, Derby, U.K., 1993)